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Office of Student Affairs at the Meadowlands

The Office of Student Affairs at the Meadowlands is dedicated to facilitating the success of students seeking advisement, counseling, and support in the education arena. Our team of dedicated professionals value our students by providing seamless services and resources from beginning to end. Whether you're a new student, a transfer or returning for continuing education, we value dedication to community and individual growth, in addition to academic excellence.


Educate and empower students to become responsible life-long learners with a global society.


  • Student success through a continued collaboration and assessment;
  • Diversity awareness that fosters mutual respect for all members of the community;
  • Holistic approach to student development - intellectual, physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional;
  • Empowerment through advocacy and guidance. 
  • Fiscal integrity to ensure student access to services.

Student Support Services

  •  Academic Counseling
  • Admissions
  • Career and Transfer Services
  • Campus Tours ( www.bergen.edu/tours )
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • Federal Work-Study Employment
  • Personal Counseling;
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills Workshops
  • Registration Services
  • Academic Advsing
  • Tutoring and Testing Center
  • Free Shuttle between Lyndhurst and Paramus
  • ESL Classes
  • Honors Courses
  • Qnomy (Virtual Queuing System)

Other Services and Amenities:

  • Bookstore
  • Campus Police/Public Safety
  • Library
  • Gourmet Dining/Cafe
  • Information Technology/Technical Support
  • Student Lounge
  • Free-time Computer Labs
  • Fitness
  • Food Pantry
  • Student Clubs and Student Government

Meet the Staff

  • Magali Muniz, M.A., Managing Director
    Phone.(201) 689-7006.
  • Janet Pagan, Executive Secretary
    Phone. (201) 493-3596.
  • John Giaimo, M.A., L.P.C., Academic and Personal Counselor/Veterans Affairs
    Phone: (201) 301-1595/7458.
  • Academic and Personal Counselor
    Phone: (201) 879-8953
  • Rita Blanco, Financial Aid Specialist
    Phone: (201) 447-7148.
  • Rosa Salazar, Financial Aid Specialist
    Phone: (201) 447-7148

Office Hours, Contact information, and Location

 Beginning the week of May 26, 2015 and ending the week of August 10, 2015, the Summer hours at Lyndhurst will be:

  • Office Hours:
    -Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
    -Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
  • Telephone: (201)301-9699.
  • Fax: (201)301-9704.
  • Location:Room 116, First Floor.